Global Speakers

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Vincent Wu

Chief Strategy Officer

Next Bank

Topic: How Next Bank Drives Financial Inclusion And Boost Customer Journey To Be Taiwan’s Leading Digital Bank

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Asya Bradley

Founder & COO

First Boulevard

Topic: Fireside Chat: How First Boulevard Neobank Drives Financial Empowerment For Black Community With Innovation Such As Blockchain Technology & Crypto APIs

First Boulevard

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Ryan Fung

Chief Executive

Ping An OneConnect Bank

Ryan Fung is the Chief Executive at Ping An OneConnect Bank (PAOB). PAOB plays a vital role in the development of Hong Kong’s financial sector with a mission to create a virtual banking ecosystem and promote financial inclusion in Hong Kong.

Ryan has over 20 years of management experience in the banking and financial industries, with a solid track record of entrepreneurial leadership and delivering substantial and sustainable results. Prior to joining PAOB, he worked for Standard Chartered Bank, accumulating a wealth of experience and holding key positions in Retail Banking, Retail Products and Distribution Network functions across Hong Kong, Greater China and North Asia (GCNA) . Before Standard Chartered Bank, Ryan was Chief Executive Officer for PrimeCredit Limited.

Ryan constantly seeks to share his knowledge and gives back to the banking sector. To this end, he has served on the boards of some financial related institutions and organisations in Hong Kong. He was a board member of Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation from 2016-17 and also 2010-12, a board member of Joint Electronic Teller Services Limited from 2015-17, a board member of EPS Company (HK) Limited from 2013-17, and Chairman of DTC Association from 2010-2011.

Topic: Ping An OneConnect Bank Case Study: Providing Seamless, Flexible And Reliable Digital Bank Services To The Unbanked SMEs

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Calvin Ng

Alternate Chief Executive, Co-Head of Retail Banking

ZA Bank

Calvin Ng is Alternate Chief Executive and Co-Head of Retail Banking at ZA Bank, Hong Kong’s first virtual bank. Calvin currently manages the retail business for the bank, including strategic planning, product roadmap and go-to-market strategies. Calvin also double-heads the Branding Studio of ZA International, the parent group of ZA Bank, covering brand management, PR and marketing for the brand.

Calvin has broad banking experience for formulating the innovation and digital strategy and product roadmap, including customer journeys.

Prior to joining ZA Bank in 2018, Calvin spent 11 years at DBS Bank (Hong Kong) with extensive experience across digital banking, credit card, payment and marketing, where he last held the role of SVP and Head of Innovation & Digital, Consumer Banking Group and Wealth Management.

Calvin holds a bachelor’s degree in creative media, and a master’s degree in advertising and marketing from the University of Leeds in the UK.

Topic: Fireside Chat: Building Trust In The Era Of Digital Banking

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Lynda Coker

Advisor

Seed Space Venture Capital

Lynda is a Non-Executive Director and angel investor for Scale Investors Limited; an investor network that invests in female founder or female-influenced companies. She is also a Non-Executive Director of The Studio Limited; a media and creative tech incubator in the Sydney Startup Hub.

Lynda predominantly works with FinTech companies and is currently at Australian based neo: Volt Bank. Named in global 2020 and 2019 (#Standout35) Women in FinTech Powerlist (Innovate Finance); Winner of the 2018 Women in Finance Award: Mentor of the Year and volunteers as a mentor on a number of tech accelerator programs.

Lynda has 20 years of experience working as a corporate finance advisor to both financial institutions and private equity including working with Government and regulators on policy settings.

She has two bachelor degrees in Information Technology and Business and has completed studies in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Topic: Australia: FinTech – Growing The Market And The Opportunities For Collaboration

Panel Discussion: Embracing Disruption: Preparing For The Future Of Banking

Seed Space

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Bryan Carroll

Chief Executive Officer

TNEX

Topic: How Digital Bank TNEX Leverage On Cloud Technology In Enhancing Customer Experience And Drives Operational Efficiencies

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Osman Ershad Faiz

Chief Information and Operating Officer

AMTD Digital

Topic: Tapping Into Data Vital To New Entrants To Build A Sustainable Digital Bank

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Joe McGuire

Co-Founder & CEO

MyMy

Topic: How The World First Digital Islamic Bank Uses e-KYC To Help The Unbanked Segment Access Its Digital Financial Services

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Timothy Chen (Forum Chairperson)

CEO

MaxFinx

Panel Discussion: Embracing Disruption: Preparing For The Future Of Banking (Moderator)

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Manish Bhai

Co-Founder

UNObank

Manish is the CEO and Co-founder of DigibankASIA (UNO and UNObank), a fintech HQ in Singapore and building the first full spectrum digital bank in South-East Asia with a pilot launch in the Philippines. Since mid 2019, after he left Citigroup to start his entrepreneurial pursuit around digitalisation, Manish is also the Co-founder of CoantumLeap, a platform focused on digital transformation in Asia Pacific.

Manish is a financial services and banking veteran with 25+years of industry expertise, and C-level engagement across the ecosystem. He has extensive experience of clients, products and regulatory landscape in Asia by being in regional and country head roles in multiple locations. He has built and managed diverse businesses including Asia Institutional Sales, Global Markets Indonesia and Singapore, Country Treasury Indonesia and Corporate Structuring & Sales, South Asia. An industry innovator with expertise across Investments, FX & Derivatives, Balance Sheet management, Credit, Sales & Execution. Manish is very passionate about digitalisation and building new solutions.

Topic: UNObank Case Study: Reshaping Customer Onboarding, Transaction Authorizations, Alternate Data Based Credit Scoring, Product & Interface Personalization With AI Technology

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Vikas Jain

Senior Commercial Director

Funding Societies

Vikas Jain is a fintech professional with over 15 years of experience in financial services. At Funding Societies he is responsible for end to end investor segment including marketing, CX, investor relations, debt fundraise as well as PR and communications. He has held diverse roles with Citigroup, ING and Singtel before joining Funding Societies as one of the first team members. Vikas is passionate about Fintech and is a regular speaker at Fintech, Lending, Investment, and SME events.

Topic: How Funding Societies Can Improve Banking Facilities Access For The Underserved And Unbanked Market Segment

Funding Societies

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Arivuvel Ramu

CTO

Tonik

Mr. Arivuvel Ramu working for TONIK Bank as Chief Technology Officer and Heading the Group IT. He brings over 17+ years of information technology enterprise architecture and innovative product development experience in both banking and telco having been held various positions in SI’s/Fintech involved in Digital banking, microfinance and digital transformation programmes.

Arivuvel is currently heading the Bank IT Security, Ops, Innovation and Product development for the TONIK Digital bank, Inc Philippines. He is also responsible for Group Technology, Security and Operation, Digitalization of the bank, and vendor/partner selection.

Prior to joining TONIK, he was an IT Director (Digital Transformation and Enterprise Architecture) for Capgemini Pte Ltd, Singapore and manages the Large Digital Transformation programme for a leading telco in Malaysia.

He used to work with Banking CXO’s around Asia over Digital Enterprise IT Modernization Strategy, Digital Transformation and DevOps implementation as part of the Next Generation Technology Roll-out which includes selfie banking, video calling, contextual (text/chatbot), conversational (voice) banking, biometric authentications and microservices based API Economy.

He knows the central banking compliance, security, risk management framework and requirements from the digital banking perspective. His past experience includes being involved in building the architecture of almost a dozen award winning digital banks across Asia, Middle East, and Canada. He has also experience in building digital banking platforms for retail/personal banking, business banking, agent banking and lifestyle banking.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Master in Computer Application, as well as professional organization certifications such as TOGAF, ITIL, Six Sigma, Scrum, Cloud etc.

Topic: Tonik’s Journey In Building Philippines’ First Digital Bank To Accelerate Financial Inclusion

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John Kane

Chief Innovation Officer

Tyme

Topic: Tyme Bank Case Study: Digital Banking Integration Into Retail Infrastructure

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Subramanian Viswanathan

Director & Chief Product Owner, Digital Banking

Standard Chartered Bank

Panel Discussion: Embracing Disruption: Preparing For The Future Of Banking

Standard Chartered

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Greg Au-Yeung

Senior Advisor

Shanghai Fudan University

Greg has held senior executive positions at different global banks in China, including Saxo, UBS, ANZ, Morgan Stanley and State Street Bank. He has a solid track record pioneering, building, and managing technology centres in China that deliver innovation solutions and support digital transformation program for incumbent banks and FinTech. During his times working in China, Greg has also been involved in establishing a Microcredit/P2P (formerly AIG) start-up and consultancy business, respectively. Prior to China, he has worked in US, Japan, and Hong Kong.

Greg is currently Senior Advisor for Shanghai Fudan University, specializing in FinTech, and the Co-founder of Financial Technology Talent Standardization Committee. In February 2021, Greg has launched his YouTube Channel called Inspiring China that talks about technology, business and lifestyle. He was also the China columnist for Shanghai Daily, ComputerWorld and various newspapers and magazines in Hong Kong and China.

Greg graduated with a degree in Computer Science from the University of Westminster (UK), completed the Executive MBA program at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and certified from MIT (Artificial Intelligence), Harvard University (FinTech), and Copenhagen Business School (Digital Transformation-Financial Services). He is also a Chartered Information Technology Professional, a Fellow of the Hong Kong Computer Society, member of the British Computer Society, Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce (Shanghai) and American Chamber of Commerce (Shanghai).

Greg is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. He also speaks moderate Japanese.

Panel Discussion: Embracing Disruption: Preparing For The Future Of Banking

Shanghai Fudan University

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Wan Nurliyana Abdul Rahman

Director

Intcys (aka MyWeW)

Topic: How Women Digital Bank Enhances Financial Inclusion And Closes Financial Gap For Women With Unique Banking & Financial Solutions

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Wan Nurhayati bt Abdul Rahman

Director

Intcys (aka MyWeW)

Topic: How Women Digital Bank Enhances Financial Inclusion And Closes Financial Gap For Women With Unique Banking & Financial Solutions

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Steven Wong Weng Leong

Chief Digital & Global Banking Strategist

China Construction Bank (CCB) Malaysia

Steven WONG Weng Leong is currently the Chief Digital & Global Banking Strategist at China Construction Bank (CCB) MalaysiaJust prior to this, he was the Chief Operating & Financial Strategist (COO, CIO/CTO, CFO & Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer roles combined) and before that, the Chief Business Development Strategist. At CCB Malaysia, Mr Wong spearheads bank-wide business growth and provides strategic leadership for Global Banking & Markets and Wholesale & Retail Digital Banking (Cash Management, Retail Banking), which includes catalyzing FinTech initiatives in delivering product, technology and digital innovations for the Malaysian and ASEAN markets.

He is well regarded in the financial services industry as an all-rounder and go-to-individual, having held several senior executive leadership positions across various leading financial institutions over the last 27 years. He has held strategic leadership roles in the Front Office (FO)Middle Office (MO) and Back Office (BO) at Western UnionAlliance Financial GroupMaybankMayban Life AssuranceMIDF Amanah Investment Bank and Citi.

Panel Discussion: Embracing Disruption: Preparing For The Future Of Banking

China Construction Bank Malaysia

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Philip Chew (Confirming)

Managing Director and Head of Investments & New Business

Grab

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Kevin Lam (Confirming)

Group Head TMRW Digital Bank

United Overseas Bank (UOB)

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Jimmy Koh (Confirming)

Chief Commercialization Officer, TMRW Digital Group

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Arvid Swartsenburg (Confirming)

Head of Partnerships & Strategy, TMRW Digital Group

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Be Group

Quang Nguyen

CEO

beFinancial

Topic: Vietnamese Ride-Hailer Be Group Using e-KYC, e-Contract/e-Signature To Help Customers Settle Contracts Digitally

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